Yep. And most TV commentators have conflated the jurisdiction. In reality, the federal government controls who can buy a gun; the state has nothing to do with that, especially after recent supreme court cases. The state, on the other hand, generally controls where and how the gun can be carried or transported.One of those polls you almost hate to take due to the crappy wording of the options.
Do you think this tragedy could have been prevented if the state of Arizona had stricter gun laws?
18% Yes. Lives could have been spared
12% Maybe. There's no way to tell
69% No. Lax gun laws are not to blame
1% No opinion
TOTAL VOTES: 3462